Liang-I Kang, MD, PhD

Liang-I Kang, MD, PhD


Primary Academic Title

Instructor of Pathology and Immunology, Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Liver & GI, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Gastrointestinal pathology.


  • 2013: PhD, cellular and molecular biology, University of Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2012: MD, University of Pittsburgh


  • 2015 - 2018: Resident, anatomic pathology, Washington University, St. Louis
  • 2018 - 2019: Clinical fellow, liver and gastrointestinal pathology, Washington University

Board Certification

  • 2018: American Board of Pathology (Anatomic Pathology)

Selected Research Publications

Systemic Alterations in Type-2 Conventional Dendritic Cells Lead to Impaired Tumor Immunity in Pancreatic Cancer.
  • James CA, Baer JM, Zou C, [...] Kang LI, [...] DeNardo DG
  • Cancer Immunol Res 2023
Tumor-associated fibrosis impairs immune surveillance and response to immune checkpoint blockade in non-small cell lung cancer.
  • Herzog BH, Baer JM, Borcherding N, [...] Kang LI, [...] DeNardo DG
  • Sci Transl Med 2023

Contact Information

  • Washington University Medical Campus

    4921 Parkview Place
    Saint Louis, MO 63110

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